My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar... Read more
One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest... Read more
So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?
While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th... Read more
Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
I walk my dog 2miles every day, normally the same route at least 5 days out of 7. This I cannot change. However, I usually walk him after I have been to the gym or pool. The help I am looking for is ideas really on how to 'ramp' up the walk without... Read more
My big goal for 2014 along with being fit and losing weight is to complete The Running for the Bay half marathon (13.1 miles) in Apalachicola, Florida on October 26, 2014. I walked it last year on October 20th and finished in 3 hours 45 minutes at a... Read more
My foot is in a cast... will be until Christmas, maybe. But whenever I find myself wanting my DH to do something for me to make my life easier (getting me another cup of coffee, etc.), I remember do DO IT MYSELF even if it takes longer! I WILL NOT G... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Child obesity rates drop 43% in past decade USA TodayGood news: Far fewer kids ages two to five are obese today compared with eight years ago. Bad news: Experts warn the nu... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. 65 Healthy Meals You Can Make From LeftoversWe waste a lot of food in this society. Find out how to save money, reduce waste, and make delicious meals quickly. From Greatis... Read more
Part 1: Sixteen Hours
In about sixteen hours I get my walking cast off. The walking cast has help me get around better than the support boot. The boot had the virtue of being removable and adjustable. The swelling has gone down since the walk... Read more
The doctor is not happy with the way my ankle is healing so I am in a walking cast for two weeks. Secondly it sounds like the tears is more serious haopefully I will need minimal physical therapy and not surgery! Then on Wednesday I found out why my... Read more
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